Thomas M Abel


Am a fully capable Information Technology consultant or personal services contractor. Am a Service Connected Disabled Veteran.

1999 to Present: Have worked mostly online as owner of the Independent Computer Lab. Duties include The following: Social media marketing, critical infrastructure protection, data and text mining solution, electronic content management, enterprise application integration, enterprise architecture support, enterprise systems management, independent verification & validation (IV&V), information assurance, Internet and intranet services, website/SEO development, knowledge management, network integration and operations, outsourcing and operations management, systems design, development, computer repair/design, off-site technical support, and integration. Utilize Microsoft Office extensively and am proficient in all core programs.

1997 to 1999 – Retired

1984 to 1997 – Arizona Department of Transportation, Motor Vehicle Division, My last position was as an Area Manager of four Motor Vehicle Division offices in Cochise County, Arizona consisting of 11 employees. Utilizing a Compaq 486 Personal Computer along with applicable programs, was responsible for functioning of offices to provide driver licenses vehicle titles, vehicle registration and tags. Made recommendations on best practices on the utilization of information technology in the performance of everyday duties. Also responsible for customer interface, time and attendance, daily receipts, and supplies for offices. Trained employees on use of equipment utilized in the performance of their duties.

1981 to 2006 – Member of the Arizona National Guard with duties that included document preparation, guard duties, and team leader. Utilized personal computer, created processes for monthly asset reporting. Went to Operation Desert Storm from December 1990 to June 1991.

1975 to 1984 – Various jobs in various places.

1967 to 1975 – U.S. Navy, Yeoman 2nd Class, duties were all administrative including document preparation, document tracking, etc.

2003 Master of Science in Computer Information Systems, University of Phoenix (Attached as I.T. Certificate)
1994 Bachelor of Arts in Management, University of Phoenix
1965 Graduate, Buena High School, Sierra Vista, AZ
Information Technology, Reading, Traveling